low-altitude low-altitude


  • (adj) occurring at a relatively low altitude


  1. Afterward Hammer and Gale took a low-altitude flight over the damaged reactor and nearby deserted villages.
  2. Their energy was not turned dutifully into low-altitude speed; it went to lift the small third stage to 600 miles.
  3. A string of air attacks in September, including low-altitude buzz bombing, temporarily stopped petroleum output at the terminal.


  • Low-flying DC-8 operated by NASA startles South Bay residents

    A NASA Douglas DC-8 flying laboratory conducting low-altitude research flights over California this week startled residents when it swooped low over Torrance Municipal Airport. NASA video explaining program inside.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Daily Breeze

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